If you can't fly then run, if you can't run then walk, if you can't walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.— Martin Luther King, Jr.
Pleasurable Good Business quotations
Busy your mind with the concepts of harmony, health, peace, and good will, and wonders will happen in your life.
As a goalkeeper you need to be good at organising the people in front of you and motivating them. You need to see what's going on and react to the threats. Just like a good manager in business.
Two months ago I had a nice apartment in Chicago.
I had a good job. I had a son. When something happened to the Negroes in the South I said, `That's their business, not mine.' Now I know how wrong. I was. The murder of my son has shown me that what happens to any of us, anywhere in the world, had better be the business of us all.
I am a woman who came from the cotton fields of the South.
From there I was promoted to the washtub. From there I was promoted to the cook kitchen. And from there I promoted myself into the business of manufacturing hair goods and preparations....I have built my own factory on my own ground.
A good portfolio is more than a long list of good stocks and bonds.
It is a balanced whole, providing the investor with protections and opportunities with respect to a wide range of contingencies.
No good decision was ever made in a swivel chair.
The single biggest way to impact an organization is to focus on leadership development. There is almost no limit to the potential of an organization that recruits good people, raises them up as leaders and continually develops them.
Greatness is not a function of circumstance.
Greatness, it turns out, is largely a matter of conscious choice, and discipline.
The happiest people I know are people who don't even think about being happy.
They just think about being good neighbors, good people. And then happiness sort of sneaks in the back window while they are busy doing good.
Compassion is not religious business, it is human business, it is not luxury, it is essential for our own peace and mental stability, it is essential for human survival.
Good business leaders create a vision, articulate the vision, passionately own the vision, and relentlessly drive it to completion.
Be strong, but not rude; Be kind, but not weak; Be bold, but not bully; Be humble, but not timid; Be prooud, but not arrogant.
Good tactics can save even the worst strategy. Bad tactics will destroy even the best strategy.
Buy when everyone else is selling and hold until everyone else is buying.
That's not just a catchy slogan. It's the very essence of successful investing.
Good humor is a tonic for mind and body.
It is the best antidote for anxiety and depression. It is a business asset. It attracts and keeps friends. It lightens human burdens. It is the direct route to serenity and contentment.
The business of business should not be about money.
It should be about responsibility. It should be about public good, not private greed
I am busy just now again on Electro-Magnetism and think I have got hold of a good thing but can't say; it may be a weed instead of a fish that after all my labour I may at last pull up.
Creativity can solve almost any problem.
In a knowledge economy, a good business is a community with a purpose, not a piece of property.
There's an entrepreneur right now, scared to death, making excuses, saying, 'It's not the right time just yet.' There's no such thing as a good time. I started an apparel-manufacturing business in the tech-boom years. I mean, come on. Get out of your garage and go take a chance, and start your business.
Managing your problems can only make you good, whereas building your opportunities is the only way to become great.
What we are trying to do is to create a social business in Bangladesh, a joint venture to create restaurants for common people. Good, healthy food at affordable prices so that people don't have to opt for food that is unhealthy and unhygienic.
And I say that Your Highnesses ought not to consent that any foreigner does business or sets foot here, except Christian Catholics, since this was the end and the beginning of the enterprise, that it should be for the enhancement and glory of the Christian religion, nor should anyone who is not a good Christian come to these parts.
Being good in business is the most fascinating kind of art.
Making money is art and working is art and good business is the best art.
There is no such thing as 'on the way out' as long as you are still doing something interesting and good; you're in the business because you're breathing.
The moment you feel the need to tightly manage someone, you've made a hiring mistake. The best people don't need to be managed. Guided, taught, led-yes. But not tightly managed.
Laughter on American television has taken the place of the chorus in Greek tragedy. In other countries, the business of laughing is left to the viewers. Here, their laughter is put on the screen, integrated into the show. It is the screen that is laughing and having a good time. You are simply left alone with your consternation.
I believe that the laws of karma do not apply to show business, where good things happen to bad people on a fairly regular basis.
Equal interchange of goods and service between buyer and seller is the keynote of tomorrow's business world when the vision of the modern business man awakens him to the wisdom of writing that policy into his code of ethics.
The very essence of capitalism is under threat as business is now seen as a personal wealth accumulator. We have to bring this world back to sanity and put the greater good ahead of self-interest. We need to fight very hard to create an environment out there that is more long term focussed and move away from short termism.
Remember the difference between a boss and a leader. A boss says, Go! A leader says, Let's go!
He's so busy looking inside people to find the good that he misses the knife they're holding in their hand.
It's a very good time for horror. This business certainly has changed, but there's still room for serious horror films. Look at 28 Days Later, that's not a tongue-in-cheek picture.
A good default, like Portugal or Greece, would be very good for the private equity business.